Talks persist over composting deal

HILO — Hawaii County and Hawaiian Earth Recycling continue to hammer out the details of a new agreement after Mayor Harry Kim nixed plans to build a composting facility in a quarry near the Hilo landfill.

It might be game over for certain video games in Hawaii after state lawmakers introduced legislation to limit the implementation of electronic gambling systems within the popular pastime.

Highway 190 reopened

KAILUA-KONA — Highway 190 was reopened last night after a brush fire north of Puuanahulu closed it.

Rebuilding connections

WAIKOLOA — Everyone Kealaka‘i Knoche has ever brought out to the dry forest has always come away with an appreciation for the unique ecosystem, just by letting the forest do the talking.

Eoff questioned on vacation condo

HILO — North Kona Councilwoman Karen Eoff, the primary sponsor of a bill limiting vacation rentals on the island, has come under fire for her ownership of a vacation rental condo in Kailua-Kona.

Highway 190 Closed as firefighters battle blaze

North Kona – Highway 190 in North Kona was closed Saturday evening from Puu Lani Ranch to Daniel K Inouye Highway as firefighters from the County, State, PTA and Volunteer Companies were on scene for a brush fire.